A quarterly survey of business conditions by the North Central Wholesalers Association showed member sales rising a median 3.3% in March. Sales performance among the 32 wholesalers responding from Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia ranged from an increase of 38% to a decline of - 19.7%. Sales for the group declined overall in the 1st quarter by a median 1.91%, though March's performance was the first sign of an uptick in a long time for the group.
the full report below in pdf form.
North Central Wholesalers Report Sales Finally Heading Up
April 13, 2010